When you've read enough mysteries, the possible patterns of deception become increasingly obvious with each new novel. A good plotter will keep this under consideration. Sure, there will be readers who are venturing into the unknown for the first time. (the sort of newbie for whom a twin sister with a voice box, contact lenses,… Continue reading Heading the Reader off at the Pass: The Nine Wrong Answers
I know this blog has been nothing but crappy drawings lately, but it's crappy-drawing time in my process. My blog will reflect this. In the coming months, there will be gorgeous pictures, I promise. I have capable people who have agreed to make me look good. In the meantime, this is the back cover. While… Continue reading Preliminary sketch for the back cover.
I have no idea what I'm doing. Ever.
Done and done. This week I'll be selling books at a local author fair. It'll be a good chance to see if the covers can convert passersby into readers.